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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Our first guest on the show today is author, Robert A. White who tells us that American culture has convinced itself marijuana is harmless or that the health risks are worth the benefit of the therapy (or the high). Yet more and more evidence is mounting that marijuana is dangerous, especially for the young. In Going to Pot: Why the Rush to Legalization is Harming America, White argues that marijuana legalization will be detrimental to our country.

In the second hour, Dr. Art Lindsley vice president of Theological Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics joins us to chat about his book, For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty.

Kerby Anderson
Kerby Anderson
Point of View Radio Talk Show Host

Kerby Anderson has more than 30 years of experience in ministry and currently serves as the President of Probe Ministries as well as Host of Point of View Radio Talk Show. He graduated from Oregon State University and holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He is the author of thirteen books including Signs of Warning…

Guests
Robert A. White
Author
Robert A. White Esq. is an attorney who spent his 40+ year career specializing in commercial litigation. Immediately after he was graduated from Columbia University School of Law, he was an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Jersey. He subsequently entered private practice, and for almost 20 years, was the managing partner of the Princeton, NJ office of a large international law firm. His academic experience included serving as an Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Community Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry — Rutgers University Medical School, and Adjunct Instructor at Seton Hall University School of Law.
Going to Pot: Why the Rush to Legalize Marijuana Is Harming America
William J. Bennett, former director of the National Drug Control policy under President George H.W. Bush and bestselling author of The Book of Virtues, and co-author Robert White provide strong societal and scientific arguments against the legalization of marijuana.
Marijuana, once considered worthy of condemnation, has in recent years become a "medicine," legalized fully in four states, with others expected to follow. But the dangers are clear. According to Bennett's research, more Americans are admitted to treatment facilities for marijuana use than for any other illegal drug. Studies have shown a link between marijuana use and abnormal brain structure and development. From William Bennett comes a call-to-action for the 46 states that know better than to support full legalization, and a voice of reason for millions who have jumped on the legalization bandwagon because they haven't had access to the facts.
Rev. Dr. Art Lindsley
Vice President - Theological Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics
Rev. Dr. Art Lindsley is the Vice President of Theological Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics, where he oversees the development of a theology that integrates faith, work, and economics. Most recently, he had served as President and Senior Fellow at the C.S. Lewis Institute since 1987. Prior to that, he was Director of Educational Ministries at the Ligonier Valley Study Center and Staff Specialist with the Coalition for Christian Outreach in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Rev. Dr. Lindsley earned his Master of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of C.S. Lewis’s Case for Christ, True Truth, and Love: The Ultimate Apologetic. He is co-author with R.C. Sproul and John Gerstner of Classical Apologetics, and he often writes articles on theology and apologetics. As co-editor of For the Least of These, Lindsley also authored the chapter, “Does God Require the State to Redistribute Wealth?: An Examination of Jubilee and Acts 2–5.”

For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty
Today, many thoughtful and compassionate Christians are addressing the challenge of alleviating poverty. But while much progress has been made, many well-intentioned efforts have led Christians to actions that are not only ineffective, but leave the most vulnerable in a worse situation than before. Is there a better answer?

Combining biblical exegesis with proven economic principles, For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty equips Christians with both a solid biblical and economic understanding of how best to care for the poor and foster sustainable economic development. With contributions from fifteen leading Christian economists, theologians, historians, and practitioners, it presents the case for why a multi-faceted approach is needed, and why a renewed focus on markets and trade are the world’s best hope for alleviating poverty and serving those in financial need.
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Court Smacked Down Obama Immigration

Can Texas show that it would be harmed by amnesty? Hell yes! Once again, President Obama’s unlawful amnesty push has suffered a legal blow, this time from a higher court. Yesterday the Fifth Circuit Court of …

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